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Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

Critical News & Views: Preventing Environment Related Disease

November 15, 2012
Olympia, Washington

Time: 4:45 - 7:00 pm
Location:
Ramblin Jack’s, 520 East 4th Ave

Join WPSR health professionals, friends, family, and colleagues for a unique health forum. Expect brief & lively presentations on the latest research and implications for practice by WPSR and our Olympia partners. Light appetizers, spirits & spirited discussion on the issues WPSR supports:

  • Why multiple coal trains in the state of Washington may be harmful to human health
  • How we can protect children from exposure to toxic chemicals in their environment
  • Why nuclear power plants are a threat to public health
  • How some Washington hospitals are leading the healthy food revolution 

We are delighted to offer this program to the Olympia community! RSVP’s welcome: mary@wpsr.org

Hosted By:

Alex Hamling, MD, MBA, Board Member and Tracy Bier, M ED, Executive Director, Washington Physicians for Social Responsibility

Evan Hirsch, MD, ABIHM, Hirsch Holistic Family Medicine

Beth Doglio, Campaign Director, Climate Solutions

Edward Cates, MD, Pioneer Family Medicine

Action Alerts

  • Reduce Carbon Pollution -- Support a Strong EPA Rule

    Guided by the values and expertise of medicine and public health, Physicians for Social Responsibility works to protect humanity from the gravest threats to health and survival. Right now, you can make a difference by registering your comments on the EPA's new Clean Power rule to limit carbon from existing coal-burning power plants. Just click the button to get started.

  • U.S. House bill fails to protect from chemicals

    Tell Congress you won’t support phony chemicals policy reform -- only real, health-protective reform.

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Resources

  • Childhood Cancer and the Environment

    Learn the ways children are exposed to harmful environmental chemicals which may cause cancer -- and the need to focus our policies, healthcare and research on prevention -- in the latest Environmental Health Policy Institute. Read more »

  • Climate Action Webinar

    Recent PSR webinar focusing on communicating climate change effectively through letters to the editor. Read more »

  • Toxic chemical report and fact sheets

    This report contains a examination of the health impacts of exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and of the regulatory system in place to dictate their production and use. Fact sheets present this information in a shorter and more easy to read format. Read more »

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